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Beyond Trek Podcast

215 EpisodesProduced by Beyond Trek PodcastWebsite

Four people from across the U.S. join forces every week to share how Star Trek is impacting lives here and abroad every single day. WARNING: Shenanigans and Spoilers in every episode.Now part of the Starfleet Podcast Network! Visit us at Support this podcast: … read more

215 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Axanar Animal Rescue with Alec Peters

November 25th, 2023


Join BigJ and Nico on a talk with Axanar’s Alec Peters about fostering and adopting dogs and cats and how you can provide a home for a pet in need.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Star Trek Convention Makeup Artist John Paladin

November 17th, 2023


If you've seen a Star Trek actor on the convention stage in makeup and prosthetics, John Paladin was the guy who did it.

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Beyond Trek Podcast & Critical-not-Cynical Review: “In Our Own Time” – A Star Trek Fan Film

November 15th, 2023


Critical-not-Cynical review of "In Our Own Time" – A Star Trek Fan Film from Dreadnought Dominion.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Model Maker & Starship Designer Bill Krause

November 10th, 2023


Join BigJ and Renzo as we talk with Bill Krause, designer and creator of the Titan-A / Enterprise-G in Star Trek: Picard.

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Beyond Trek Podcast & Critical-not-Cynical Review: "Mudd's Mission" - A Star Trek Fan Film

November 8th, 2023


Produced by The Federation Files we have a review of "Mudd's Mission" - Star Trek Fan Film.

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BigJ's Beef - Nico's Nostalgia Nonsense

November 7th, 2023


Why didn't Nico like Star Trek: Strange New Worlds? She answers that question and more on this serving of fresh beef.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Artist, Prop Maker Scott Nakada

November 3rd, 2023


Scott Nakada on the behind the scenes of Star Trek: Of Gods and Men, Star Trek: Renegades, and his exciting new project Starship Echelon.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Star Trek Fan Film Roundtable Part 2

November 1st, 2023


This special fan film roundtable includes creators Joshue Irwin and Paul Jacques.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Designing and Illustrating the 24th Century w/ Rick Sternbach

October 27th, 2023


BigJ talks to the man that gave us the look and feel of the 24th Century and how he did it.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Star Trek Fan Film Roundtable Part 1

October 24th, 2023


This special fan film roundtable includes creators Randy Wrenn, David Cheng, Steve Harris, Joe Cepeda, and Glen Wolfe. Visit us at …

Beyond Trek Presents: RiffTreks! Featuring "In the Pale Moonlight"

October 20th, 2023


Dag, Renzo, and Watney join forces to deliver this live riff on the classic Deep Space Nine episode. Watch along with us, or, if that's your thing, sit back and watch us watch Visit us at …

Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Star Trek Fan Film Producer Ray Tesi

October 20th, 2023


BigJ joins producer Ray Tesi and the house of Star Trek fan films, Neutral Zone Studios. Visit us at

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Star Trek Fan Film Maker Vance Major

October 13th, 2023


Perhaps one of the most prolific fan film creators talks about how YOU can make your own fan film and have a Trekking good time doing it.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Over the Hill Cosplay

October 6th, 2023


Dust off and iron your favorite uniform, BigJ and Mark Keenan talk about cosplay and conventions. Now part of the Starfleet Podcast Network!

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Stalled Trek

September 29th, 2023


If you wanted to mix Star Trek and puppets, we have just what you’re looking for with Mark Largent and Stalled Trek!

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Pitching a Star Trek Series w/ David Dodd

September 22nd, 2023


Could David Dodd be the next Star Trek show creator with two hot series ideas?

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Crossroads – Project Gemini

September 15th, 2023


Join BigJ and Frank Parker Jr. for a discussion on filk music, ferrets, and Star Trek fan films.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: The International Star Trek Fan Association

September 8th, 2023


Christopher Boggs gives BigJ the rundown on The International Star Trek Fan Association and their outreach programs.

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Trekonderoga 2023

September 1st, 2023


Join BigJ and Doug on a review of the annual TOS set tour in Ticonderoga New York.
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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Richard A. Coyle

August 25th, 2023


BigJ talks to Richard A. Coyle about his prop work for Star Trek 2/4/5/6

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: The Starfleet Leadership Academy

August 18th, 2023


Management motivation guru Jeff Akin tells us which Captain is a better leader for the office pizza party.

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Strange New World Order!

August 15th, 2023


Kurt from Welcome to Geektown Podcast (@GeekTownPodcast) joins Renzo and Dag for cosmic counting session. What are the top episodes of Strange New Worlds Season 2? Do our rankings hit the mark?

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Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: New York Times Best Selling Author Michael Jan Friedman

August 11th, 2023


BigJ and special guest host Boris talk books, comics, crossovers, and advice for new writers with New York Times Best Selling Author Michael Jan …

Beyond Trek Podcast Presents: Dr. Mohamed Noor, Ph.D Star Trek's Technical Science Consultant

August 4th, 2023


BigJ gets an education in science and biology from the man that keeps the Star Trek writing room anchored in reality. Now part of the Starfleet …

BigJ's Beef - The Smiling Vulcan

July 26th, 2023


Let's talk a little bit about relationships and how that can make a happy Vulcan a sad Vulcan.

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BigJ's Beef - Changing Canon Just Because We Want To

July 5th, 2023


Star Trek canon is already difficult enough to follow, now we’re throwing the baby out with the bath water to change history to fit a contrived …

BigJ’s Beef - Ruffles Have Ridges.. And So Do Klingons

June 24th, 2023


Klingon appearance is back in the news. Yes, that stale old chestnut Now part of the Starfleet Podcast Network!

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BigJ's Beef - Let's Kick Some Klingon Butt

June 17th, 2023


What do you get when you mix a doctor and a nurse with a super soldier serum? A prescription for getting your butt kicked

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Beyond Trek Presents Sisko Day: How to Stop Existing in Trauma to Become the Emissary of Your Future

May 23rd, 2023


You know Benjamin Sisko: Emissary and father. But do you know Avery Brooks: actor, director, singer and educator? You'll find out in our special Sisko Day panel

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BigJ's Beef - Picard, Lower Decks, Nemesis, and More

May 20th, 2023


BigJ and his son Nacho (not to be confused with his partner Nico) talk about that Picard teaser, Lower Decks crossover and that stupid dune buggy scene from Nemesis.

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No one Picard's Harder

April 30th, 2023


What was Star Trek Picard's biggest missed opportunity? Find out here as Dag and Renzo team up with Bryan Cain from "On This Stardate" to dish on the best season of Star Trek this year.

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BigJ's Beef - The Star Trek: Legacy Tease

April 29th, 2023


BigJ teams up with Erin from the podcast Tribbles and Transporters to talk about the Picard season 3 finale and the fan's push for Star Trek: Legacy

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BigJ's Beef - The Nostalgia Generation

April 22nd, 2023


Skip the appetizer, Nico has more beef than BigJ for this walk down Next Generation trail

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Just Voxxing Around

April 20th, 2023


Dag & Renzo shoot every shot in the book predicting what could, should, and definitely should NOT happen in the Picard S3 finale.

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BigJ's Beef - Strange Bedfellows

April 15th, 2023


BigJ and Nico talk about a very unexpected and diabolical team-up and whether or not parents should be present for their child's mind-meld therapy …

BigJ's Beef - Mind Control and Schizophrenia

April 8th, 2023


Glowing red eyes, hallucinations, telepathy, the return of a favorite pet, and much more on the menu Now part of the Starfleet Podcast Network!



A Sneak Peek of "Khan!!! The Musical!"

April 4th, 2023


We have special guest, Brent Black, writer of the upcoming Off-Broadway show "Khan!!! The Musical!" a parody of Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan Now part of the Starfleet Podcast Network!


BigJ's Beef - A Bi-Polar Android, Yeah This Couldn't Possibly Go Wrong

April 2nd, 2023


BigJ and Nico pull up the therapy couch to talk about mental health, a psycho android, and a young man with glowing eyes in the Star Trek: Picard …

BigJ's Beef - They're starting the unlimited lives cheat code

March 25th, 2023


The ship wherein Theseus and the youth of Athens returned from Crete had thirty oars, and was preserved by the Athenians down even to the time …

BigJ's Beef - You Don't Choose Parenting, Parenting Chooses You

March 4th, 2023


Nico explains to BigJ why she thinks you have to hide a love-child for their own safety and the ramifications of growing up without a father

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BigJ's Beef - These Baby Mamas, I Swear

February 25th, 2023


BigJ and Nico talk about illegitimate children, single motherhood, and menopause in this plateful of beef. 

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BigJ's Beef - Not Getting Along with Your Wife Doesn't Mean You're an Alien

February 23rd, 2023


I made the fateful decision of phoning my fiance to ask her why she thought there were rumors Captain Riker was being manipulated by an alien just …

Beyond Trek Podcast: VIRTUAL TREK CON 4 Premiere of Star Trek Picard Season 3 aka TNG Season 8

February 21st, 2023


PREPARE THE QUANTUM YEET! Strap in with BigJ and Dag as they blow the turbolift doors off with this review of Star Trek: Picard S03E01 - The Next …

BigJ's Beef - Deepfake Data

February 2nd, 2023


Today I discuss why we have technology for deepfakes, yet we're still using heavy makeup for actors that have aged out of their character's role. 

The Starfleet Podcast Network: Pilot

February 1st, 2023


The Starfleet Podcast Network - The Next Generation, on a Deep Voyage of Discovery. Come for the Trek, Stay for the SPiN  
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BigJ's Beef - We Don't Need Captain Crunch or Captain Kirk Right Now

January 26th, 2023


What do you do when you want to spice up your prequel series? Introduce characters you KNOW we're not supposed to see yet

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January 12th, 2023


Chekov rides a nuclear wessel straight through a Wrath of Khan plot hole.

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BigJ's Beef - The Final Frontier - What Does God Need with a Podcast?

December 29th, 2022


What happens when you are contractually obligated to give an actor the director's chair because a castmate got to direct a movie? You get Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.

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BigJ's Beef - A-Cuchi-What?!

December 22nd, 2022


What do you do when you have a Mexican American actor playing a Native American character and want to have the portrayal be accurate to Native American customs and beliefs? You hire a man with Jewish ancestry from Los …

BigJ's Beef - 20th Anniversary of a Star Trek movie that kind of sucked

December 15th, 2022


What do you get when you combine Star Trek and a director that doesn't know jack squat about Star Trek? You get Star Trek: Nemesis

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BigJ's Beef - Enterprise-D, the luxury cruise liner in space

December 8th, 2022


Love boat Love, exciting and new Come aboard. we're expecting you. Love, life's sweetest reward. Let it flow, it floats back to you. The love boat soon will be making another run The love boat promises something for …

Big J's Beef - Star Trek Insurrection, A Feature Length Next Generation Television Episode

December 1st, 2022


Fire up the grill, I'm going to talk about the Star Trek Insurrection movie we could have had if Sir Patrick Stewart would've just been cool, kept …

BigJ's Beef - Star Trek: Lost in Space

November 24th, 2022


Take this interesting premise: a ship lost 70,000 lightyears away from home, limited resources, clothes on their backs, dangerous and un-known aliens around every corner. Now throw all of that away and what do you have …

BigJ's Beef - Star Trek 4, nothing to see here

November 17th, 2022


If you're looking for a good 'YAWN', here's some more not news on a Star Trek movie whose chances of happening are lower than student loan debt forgiveness

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November 15th, 2022


Suzanne, Renzo, and Dag bring you back to back TO BACK reviews of Prodigy episodes 11, 12, & 13!

First Up, Protostar arrives at a Federation Communications relay - and gets a taste of the threat the Diviner warned …

BigJ's Beef - Lower Decks and Prodigy, The Battle of the Least Mundane

November 10th, 2022


Got your seasoning? BigJ is serving up the beef on how the animated series Rick and Morty Lower Decks, I mean Star Trek Lower Decks, is getting beat by the kid's cartoon Star Trek: Prodigy

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BigJ's Beef - Star Trek Merchandise, or Lack Thereof

November 4th, 2022


BigJ brings out the grill for some beef on the paltry appearance of Star Trek merchandise

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Lower Decker Double Header!

November 1st, 2022


We're bringin' you not 1 but TWO reviews slammed together. Big J, Renzo & Dag go hand over fist to reflect on Lower Decks Season 3 episodes 9 and 10 and reveal what the finale really might have in store for us next …


October 18th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, & Dag bring you every. single. detail. this episode holds.

Featuring stand out performances and plot and character development for …

Finding Our Way Home: Restoring Trust in Our Elections

October 16th, 2022



BTP joins forces with Trek the Vote to galvanize support for Scrutineers, a team of election security and transparency  experts dedicated to making sure our elections are safe, secure, …

Puttin' the Bird in the Absurd

October 11th, 2022


For a bird episode, there's so much beef we have to unpack. Get with Big J, Renzo, Suzanne, and Dag to learn just how much love and despair we have for this episode, featuring the most loathed villain in Star Trek: …

Marifer? Jeniner? Who cares?! OTP!

October 4th, 2022


Big J, Suzanne, and Dag have it out about math, metal, Mesk in the latest installment, covering Star Trek: Lower Decks "Hear All, Trust Nothing."

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We all have a repressed inner self that wants to be an outer self.

September 27th, 2022


Prepare for strange as the BTP crew engages, yet again, another giddy late night recording sesh. Star Trek: Lower Decks, S3E05 "Reflections" bring …

Don't be a menace to Starfleet while drinking your synthale on the Hood

September 13th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, and Dag knock it out of the park yet again! In an episode packed with bat'leth-armed Klingon Clowns, Borg Snakes shooting basketballs …

To Gates McFadden, With Love

September 13th, 2022


Dag & Suzanne get to hang out with Miranda, better known in the cosplay circle as "Bollywood Bev" - the Doctor Crusher cosplayer! Learn all about …

K'Ranch is a Klingon Dressing

September 6th, 2022


Dag, Big J, Renzo, and Suzanne are back in the chairs ripping up the latest Lower Decks lessons available in "The Least Dangerous Game." Delivering the deepest of deep cuts this go around, some of our secrets about how …


August 30th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, Suzanne and Dag get back together just like Mariner, Boimler, Tendi, & Rutherford. It's basically Star Trek 3 meets Star Trek 8 proving, once again, that our Lower Decking Loves are, indeed, the …

What do "A Taste of Armageddon", "Spock", and "Lower Decks" have in common?

August 10th, 2022


Tune in & Find Out!  

Ryan C Britt joins the BTP gang to chat about Saavik as Spock's BabyMama, Nichelle Nichols role in NASA, and PHASERS ON …

"What This Vessel Fails To Do"

July 12th, 2022


Famous words, said by Spock to McCoy in The Balance of Terror, on which today's show is based - The Quality of Mercy doesn't do anyone any favors - …

Star Trek Takes Horror

July 5th, 2022


We've had one Lord of the Rings reference, yes - What about second Lord of the Rings reference?

Your wait is over - Catch Dag, Renzo, & Suzanne right now for the wildest hot takes on #StarTrekStrangeNewWorlds "All …

Star Trek Ren Faires? Yes PLEASE!

June 28th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, and Dag are back with OH MY GOD THE COSTUMES! THE FUCKING COSTUMES.

Also, there's some trivia, some explosive reveals about the nature of Star Trek, and then we get into D&D and single-father …

Arrr Me Mateys! Thar They Blow!

June 21st, 2022



But that's besides the point. The Serene Squall introduces us to our first super-hot non-binary villain and we are here for it! Tack …

The Needs of the One

June 14th, 2022


Pivoting off of Ursula K LeGuin, Strange New Worlds masterfully subverts the time honored Vulcan adage "The Needs of the Many" by placing a …

A Podcaster's Assessment is Hardly the Basis for Insult

June 7th, 2022


In this episode you get not one! not two! nay, not even three, but four - count 'em - FOUR plots!
As critical diplomatic overtures ensue, Spock and T'Pring find themselves entangled. Meanwhile, La'an and Number One …

Shield can't melt steel beams!

May 17th, 2022


Dag, Renzo, and Big J swoon as Cadet Uhura takes center stage in Strange New Worlds episode two: "Children of the Comet!" 

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Trek's Woke & Horny Legacy

May 11th, 2022



Renzo, Suzanne, & Dag take on Star Trek's Woke & Horny legacy through the lens of Captain Pike and the crew of the Enterprise in …


May 10th, 2022


Find out more as Renzo, Suzanne, and Dag break down Picard S2E10 "Farewell".

SPOILERS! Ever witnessed a god die? Wanna know what Agnes Jurati's moisturizing regimen is over 400 years? Is Assignment: Earth finally …

Censors, Sensors, and The Lack Thereof

May 3rd, 2022


It's a full house in the lab as Big J, Renzo, Suzanne, and Dag unite to breakdown Star Trek Picard's season 2 episode "Hide & Seek." Despair …

Cured with a Capital Q

April 26th, 2022


Come get time loopy with Big J and Dag as they record late into their nights to bring you the latest and greatest introspection into Star Trek …

Monsters, and Aliens, and Time Cops, OH MY!

April 19th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, & Dag are back to gab about the latest episode of Picard Season 2, "Monsters." We explore childhood trauma from a young Picard's perspective and share our own stories about how trauma scales with time, …

Two Queens and a Mad Scientist

April 13th, 2022


Suzanne, Renzo, and Dag dig deep into Picard's sixth Season 2 episode "Two of One". Following the admiral's shenanigans in the 21st century, the …

Beyond Trek Presents: Wil Wheaton

April 11th, 2022


The Author, Actor, and Legendary Nerd visits the lab and we get deep into the existential. Content warnings for discussions of trauma and abuse. Wil's latest endeavor "Still Just a Geek" is out today at bookstores near …

We've had one mind meld what about second mind meld?

April 5th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, and Dag do what they do best as they rip apart Picard Season 2 Episode 5 "Fly Me to the Moon". Honestly, we don't know how we survived all the deep cuts that came up in this episode. Is there a vintage of …

Who Watches the Listener?

March 29th, 2022


Dag is back after a 3 week hiatus, rejoining Renzo and Big J discussing the events of Picard S2E04 "The Watcher". There's much shenaniganery afoot as they wax nostalgic over gratuitous cameos and dive deep into 4th …

Beyond Trek - Picard S02E03 Review

March 22nd, 2022


Picard and the crew travel back to 2024 Los Angeles in search of the "Watcher," who can help them identify the point at which time diverged. Seven, Raffi, and Rios venture out into an unfamiliar world four hundred years …

Beyond Trek - Discovery S04E13 Review

March 22nd, 2022


As the DMA approaches Earth and Ni'Var. With evacuations underway, Burnham and the team aboard the USS Discovery must find a way to communicate and connect with a species far different from their own before time runs …

Beyond Trek - Picard S02E02 Review

March 15th, 2022


Picard finds himself transported to an alternate timeline in the year 2400 where his longtime nemesis, Q, has orchestrated one final trial; Picard searches for his trusted crew as he attempts to find the cause of this …

Beyond Trek - Discovery S04E12 Review

March 15th, 2022


As the DMA approaches Earth and Ni'Var, Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery attempt to make First Contact with the powerful species …

Beyond Trek - Picard S02E01 Review

March 8th, 2022


Starfleet must once again call on Jean-Luc Picard after members of his former crew- Cristóbal Rios, Seven of Nine, Raffi Musiker, and Dr Agnes Jurati- discover an anomaly in space that threatens the galaxy.

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Beyond Trek - Discovery S04E11 Review

March 8th, 2022


While Captain Burnham leads an away mission to a planet that was once home to the aliens responsible for the DMA, Book and Tarka secretly infiltrate the U.S.S. Discovery.

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Boldly Breaking Barriers

March 1st, 2022


Disco goes...where only a legit few have gone before. Check out Dag, Renzo, and Big J as they break down Discovery S4E10 "The Galactic Barrier" and find out why this episode might be the most important of the entire …

Beyond Trek - Discovery S04E09 Review

February 22nd, 2022


Captain Burnham and the U.S.S. Discovery race to stop Book and Ruon Tarka from launching a rogue plan that could inadvertently endanger the galaxy.

Celebrating Blackness in Entertainment with Tim Russ!

February 21st, 2022


Go Boldly Beyond as host Big J and Tae Phoenix chat with special guest Tim Russ as we celebrate his career, artistry, & fatherhood in our Black …

The Evil Plan Requires Baby Steps

February 15th, 2022


Discovery's mid season hiatus hits the ground running, taking off minutes after the previous episode. Big J, Renzo, and Dag go boldly beyond to bring …

Don't you love it when a crew comes together?

February 7th, 2022


Celebrating Character Growth, even if - NAY, ESPECIALLY IF -  you've already seen it a hundred times.

Suzanne is back, joining Renzo and Dag in the latest deep dive into Prodigy's strong, second mid-season finale where …

Waxing Ethical: Villains, Antagonists, and Redemption

January 31st, 2022


As the BTP crew often do, the episode review takes a plunge into redemption arcs and villainy. While the crew of the Protostar hatch a plot to save the miners, they're drawn into their own Kaobayshi Maru  Big J, Renzo, …

Prodigy Soars sixfold in "Time Amok"

January 24th, 2022


Big J, Renzo, & Dag discuss what happens if your cloned your phone six times and what it means to lack existence in this episode of Beyond Time Trek Podcast.

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To Aaron Waltke, with LOVE

January 17th, 2022


Who's Aaron Waltke? Probably the most dilligent, Emmy nominated writer and producer of our time.

In this episode, Renzo, Dag, and Suzanne was nostalgically about Prodigy's hiatus-breaking episode, Kobayashi. Featuring …

The Final Frontier is You

January 10th, 2022


Suzanne Noble (@cxptainjaneway) joins Big J and Dag as they get lost in the thick of Stormy Weather. In some ways, we find the crew Tuvix's over a decision as well as using the Shroom of Requirement to no avail. It gets …

Beyond Trek: The Medical Frontier!

December 27th, 2021


Renzo and Dag are joined by Jeff and Mark in a show dedicated to the medical ethics of Star Trek. Which doctor stands out with the most integrity? …

Discovery, Examples, Tangents, and more!

December 20th, 2021


Big J, Renzo, and Dag are back and as prone to detour as ever. Today, we talk about the philosophy of Incarceration, Emergent vs Artifical Intelligence, Astronomical Geometry, Discovery's Evacuation Capacity, and how …

Beyond Trek - VIRTUAL TREK CON PREMIERE - Star Trek Discovery S04E04 "All is Possible"

December 14th, 2021


Join the Beyond Trek Trio as they talk about a new batch of Starfleet Academy cadets in Trek-style trouble and political hoop jumping to rebuild The …

We've gone too far BEYOND Beyond Trek. (DSC S4E3: "Choose to Live")

December 13th, 2021


Renzo lays out the hottest take since the Burn about Burnham causing the Burn while the BTP stays up way too late recording their tear down of Star Trek: Discovery, Season 4, Episode 3, "Choose to Live." We were so …

Coda with a Curse part 3: Oblivion's Gate with David Mack

November 30th, 2021


Join BTP's exlusive discussion with New York Times bestselling author David Mack as we talk about his conclusive novel "Oblivion's Gate" that caps off 20 years of Star Trek's lit verse. HERE THERE BE SPOILERS! And …

Did someone turn Prodigy into a newt? BECAUSE IT GOT BETTER.

November 29th, 2021


Big J, Renzo, and Dag dig too deep and too greedily into the fifth entry of Star Trek: Prodigy, "Terror Firma" - and if you understand why that reference is relevant, just wait until you finish the episode.  All that …

Discovery is BACK and the Kobayashi Maru will leave you in PIECES!

November 22nd, 2021


Join Big J, Renzo, and Dag as they explore this first foray into Disocvery's foruth season. On deck: The President of the Federation hitches a ride on Discovery to over see a priority rescue mission that goes a little …

Beyond Trek - Star Trek Prodigy Episodes 1-4

November 15th, 2021


BigJ, Dag, and Renzo put Spongebob Squarepants on hold to watch another Nickelodeon cartoon: Star Trek Prodigy. Join us for the Saturday Morning …

Noah Averbach-Katz & BTP: We'll Always have Nerd Cards (BTP 81)

November 1st, 2021


Noah Averbach-Katz (Ryn from Star Trek Discovery) joins Big J, Renzo, and Dag to talk about Star Trek The Animated Series, exiling one self from the …

A Coda with a Curse, part two: James Swallow on co-penning the most epic epic that ever epicked.

October 26th, 2021


James Swallow joins us in this special to talking about "Ashes of Tomorrow", part two of the Coda trilogy that caps off 20 years of the Star Trek Lit Verse and paves the way for that which lies beyond.

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Beyond Trek - Lower Decks "First First Contact" - BTP 80 LDS2E10

October 18th, 2021


Dag, Renzo, and Big J boldly yammer for 2 STRAIGHT HOURS about Horny Cetaceans, Sovereign-Class Refits, and THAT HEART-STOPPING CLIFFHANGER!  So …

Beyond Trek - Episode 79 - Lower Decks S02E09 Review

October 11th, 2021


Klingons and Pakleds and Humans, OH MY!  

The secret behind the Pakled threat is revealed and it is WITHOUT HONOR!  

Prepare your bat'leth, your mek'leth, hell, get your Spock helmet and spend your warp with Big J, …

If Locutus means "Speaker" then what does "Excretus" mean? (BTP 78)

October 4th, 2021


What Happens to Pregnant Borg?
How do you hack your Pizza delivery?
Why is Dag swapping heads with Renzo?  

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A Coda with a Curse, part one: Dayton Ward on co-penning the most epic epic that ever epicked.

September 28th, 2021


Dayton Ward joins us in this special to talking about "Moments Asunder", part one of the Coda trilogy that caps off 20 years of the Star Trek Lit Verse and paves the way for that which lies beyond.

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Lower Decks: Where Pleasant Fountains Lie (BTP 77)

September 27th, 2021


In this installment, Big J, Renzo, and Dag break down what Lower Decks has in common with Rotary Phones, Tuvix, and Ice Cube. Weyoun is also in there …

Lower Decks: A Spy Humongous (BTP 76) Beyond Trek Birthdays, Bombs, Bone breaking deep cuts; Redshirts, Rage, and ridiculous pratfalls.

September 20th, 2021


Big J, Renzo, and Dag rip up "A Spy Humongous", the 6th episode of Star Trek Lower Decks' second season.   While we wondered who's building bombs for Pakleds, we discovered a cut so deep it severed bones. What does that …

BTP - 75 - Lower Decks: An Embarrassment of Dooplers

September 13th, 2021


Why did it take Paramount 55 years to green light the first Star Trek?

What happened to the Outrageous Okona's eye?

And what IS UP with Jerry O'Connell's Voice?

Find out those answers and more as Big J, Renzo, and …

Beyond Trek Special: California Gubernatorial Recall

September 11th, 2021


Dag & Renzo join John Billingsley (Phlox, Star Trek Enterprise) and Tae Phoenix (Founder, Trek the Vote for Fair Elections) to urge California Voters to vote in the upcoming recall.  We offer insight into what your …

Beyond Trek - Episode 74 - Lower Decks: Mugato, Gumato

September 6th, 2021


You knew it was going to happen. Star Trek has finally gone, again, where no Mugato has been seen before. 

Join Big J, Renzo, and Dag as they explore strange new logs (pun intended), revisit the pronunciation of …

Beyond Trek - Episode 73 - Lower Decks: We'll Always Have Tom Paris

August 31st, 2021


We been spendin' most our lives livin' in Grethor's Paradise.

Big J, Rezno, and Dag hit warp 10 as this 24 minute episode gives three different plots to explore: Boimler's return to Cerritos is too much for his plate. …

Beyond Trek - Episode 72 - Jeremy Roberts (Dimitri Valtane) on Star Trek & 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon

August 26th, 2021


Join the crew of Beyond Trek Podcast as we talk to Mr. Jeremy Roberts who played Dimitri "I cannot confirm the existence of Praxis" Valtane on Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country and Star Trek: Voyager  

Beyond Trek - Episode 71 - Lower Decks S02E02 Review

August 23rd, 2021


Join the crew of Beyond Trek Podcast as they review Star Trek: Lower Decks S02E02 "Kayshon, His Eyes Open" (or @BeyondTrekPod)

Beyond Trek - Episode 70 - Lower Decks S02E01 Review

August 16th, 2021


Join the crew of Beyond Trek Podcast as they review Star Trek: Lower Decks S02E01 "Strange Energies" (or @BeyondTrekPod)

Beyond Trek - Episode 69 - Tae Phoenix Rocks the Vote

July 26th, 2021


Dag and Renzo are joined by Tae Phoenix to get the word out about the For the People Act to inspire everyone - EVERYONE - to contact their representatives and preserve the right to vote for every citizen of the United …

BTP - RiffTreks - 08 - Threshold

July 12th, 2021


Hey Lounge Lizards! Hop into your shuttles and prepare to go boldly beyond with Dag, Renzo, Watney, & Aaron as we fling ourselves into Voyager's …

Beyond Trek - Episode 68 - Kris Rodgers and the Dirty Gems

July 5th, 2021


Big J, Dag, & Renzo beam up a special interview with Kris Rodgers, lead singer for "Kris Rodgers and the Dirty Gems" to discuss their new album and how Star Trek has inspired his life path.

--- Support this …

BTP - RiffTreks - 07 - Darmok

June 28th, 2021


Strap on your Shaka's with Sails Unfurled while we Temba, our arms wide right to your Sokath, his eyes uncovered!  

Dag is joined by Watney, Renzo, and A-A-Ron to riff on the most meme-worthy of Star Trek episodes, the …

Beyond Trek - Episode 67 - Prodigy & Picard Season 2 First Look!

June 22nd, 2021


Join Renzo and Dag as Beyond Trek returns from a six month sabbatical to dish on the character reveals from Star Trek Prodigy and the latest trailer for Star Trek Picard Season 2!  

Prodigy first look:

Beyond Trek – Episode 66 – Discovery Season 3 Recap

January 25th, 2021


This was supposed to be our Discovery Season 3 retrospective, but we think the Caretaker or Q or Kevin Uxbridge knocked us into a galaxy far, far away. Enjoy our roundtable discussion loosely based on Discovery Season 3 …

Beyond Trek – Episode 65 – Discovery S03E13 Review

January 11th, 2021


With her plans for subverting the Federation remnant foiled, Osyraa turns towards its obliteration. Can Michael, Tilly, and Discovery's bridge crew stop her before she figures out the secrets of the spore drive? …

Beyond Trek - Episode 64 - Discovery S03E12 Review

January 4th, 2021


(Original Livestream date 01/02/21) Join the crew of Beyond Trek Podcast as they review Star Trek: Discovery S03E12 "There is a Tide..."



Beyond Trek - Episode 63 - Discovery S03E11 Review

December 28th, 2020


(Original Livestream date 12/26/20) Join the crew of Beyond Trek Podcast as they review Star Trek: Discovery S03E11 "Su'Kal" 



Beyond Trek - Episode 62 - John Billingsley (Dr. Phlox) on Hollywood Food Coalition and Other Stuff

December 26th, 2020


John Billingsley, Dr. Phlox on ST: Enterprise, talks to us about the charity he runs, Hollywood Food Coalition. Join us for some laughs and an adult …

Beyond Trek - Episode 61 - Discovery S03E10 Review

December 21st, 2020


Georgiou faces the biggest battle of her existence as its very nature grapples with the nurture of our universe. Who lives? Who dies? Who's Carl? Find out all this and more in the latest episode of Beyond Trek!


Beyond Trek - Episode 60 - Discovery S03E09 Review

December 14th, 2020


In Georgiou's first quantum therapy session, "Mark Cohen" :wink: sings his last dedication. The SB19 data spots a lead and Book pulls a "Nog" on …

Beyond Trek - Episode 59 - Discovery S03E08 Review

December 7th, 2020


It's another whirlwind episode as the BTP gang careens through the halls of Discovery to the forests of Kwejian, rhapsodizing about Georgiou's quantum condition, Tilly's much-desired attitude, 32nd Century Space Druids, …

Beyond Trek – Episode 58 – Discovery S03E07 Review

November 30th, 2020


The Ni'Var-ending Sacrifice: Can Michael get info vital to solving the Burn while keeping a world on the edge from falling? Can Saru's latest command …

Beyond Trek – Episode 57 – Discovery S03E06 Review

November 23rd, 2020


In their latest foray where no one's gone before, the BTP crew dish about Burnham burning bridges, Georgiou's flashbacks, and what a little Nugget Grudge is. Also, Vance is hot. Fight us.


Beyond Trek – Episode 56 – Discovery S03E05 Review

November 16th, 2020


Is the 32nd century USS Voyager affectionately known as "Big J"? The BTP Crew rides with Discovery as they finally get to Starfleet Command. Faced with unexpected scrutiny and suspicion, they have to find a way to prove …

Beyond Trek – Episode 55 – Discovery S03E04 Review

November 9th, 2020


Big J, Dag, Watney, and Renzo join forces in this very special episode. Who is Adira? Who is Grey? We unlock these answers and more. Bonus: The Election was called, and what does that mean for Trekkies and fandom?

Beyond Trek – Episode 54 – Discovery S03E03 Review

November 2nd, 2020


Big J, Dag & Renzo wax theoretical about the Burn's implications for the Federation, the Power of Braids, and if eternal cake is a good substitute for dilithium.



Beyond Trek – Episode 53 – Discovery S03E02 Review

October 26th, 2020


It's a Fistful of Zarehs for our outcast crew as they race to duel a sundown scourge. Git along little Discovery!


Beyond Trek – Episode 52 – Discovery S03E01 Review

October 19th, 2020


Hold your flux capacitor, Marty! Star Trek has finally gone where no one has gone before! Join Big J, Dag, and special guest host Renzo as they …

Beyond Trek – Episode 51 – Lower Decks Season 1 Review

October 16th, 2020


Beyond Trek joins forces yet again with Brian, DM of Starship Tempest, to give our final thoughts on Season 1 of Star Trek Lower Decks.



Beyond Trek – Episode 50 – Lower Decks S01E10 Review w/ Ryan T. Husk from The 7th Rule

October 16th, 2020


Beyond Trek Podcast and Ryan T. Husk dissect “No Small Parts”, the first season finale of Star Trek: Lower Decks.



BTP - Special Feature: Trek the Vote

October 9th, 2020


Dag sits down with Tae Phoenix to talk about Star Trek, Activism, and how she combined her passions into "Trek The Vote", a non-partisan effort to inspire Star Trek fans to vote and to protect the right of everyone to …

Beyond Trek - Episode 49 - Lower Decks S01E09

October 5th, 2020


The best kind of therapy takes time. The second best kind of therapy is kicking your own ass on the holodeck. Featuring special guest Renzo, the BTP …

Beyond Trek - Episode 48 - Lower Decks S01E08

September 28th, 2020


Enter our Celebration Silo & discover what the writers, Kurtzman, & McMahan really intend for us, as fans. The truth behind "Veritas" is revealed exclusively on Beyond Trek Podcast. 


Beyond Trek - Episode 47 - Lower Decks S01E07

September 21st, 2020


Much Ado About Boimler has something to do with Boimler, but can we talk about that Gender Reveal Party aboard the Rubidoux? Content Warning: We get …

Beyond Trek - Episode 46 - Lower Decks S01E06

September 14th, 2020


BADGEY LOVES YOU! That's it. That's the byline.

Plug yourself into our isolinear core as we rampage through the halls and decks & holodecks. …

Beyond Trek - Episode 45 - Lower Decks S01E05 Review

September 7th, 2020


BeyondTrek is back, and this time, we're riding cupid's errant arrow through the hearts of every reference, easter egg, and awkward relationship drama Boimler can cook up. You're gonna LOVER LOVER LOVER this.


Beyond Trek - Episode 44 - Lower Decks S01E04 Review

August 31st, 2020


Lower Decks hits an ace! Mariner is set up to fail, Boimler goes bad, Tendi regrets fixing something she broke & somehow Rutherford always gets what he wants. What's up with the Koala? Ascend with us to find out!  

Beyond Trek - Episode 43 - Lower Decks S01E03 Review

August 24th, 2020


What happens when Scotty's padded repair estimates collide with Jellico's rigid duty shift requirements? A "Temporal Edict" where Boimler excels …

Beyond Trek - Episode 42 - Lower Decks S01E02 Review

August 17th, 2020


Beckett Mariner: Mary Sue or...something else?! Big J, Watney, & Dag connect the dots of her shady history & her secret plans for Boimler. Also, Rutherford flips the Disney Princess script to be his best self …

Beyond Trek - Episode 41 - Lower Decks S01E01 Review

August 10th, 2020


First Stop: SECOND CONTACT! Star Trek: Lower Decks shines! Join Big J, Watney, Dag, and special guest Brian from Starship Tempest and discover the heart and hilarity of the latest installment in the Trek franchise, …

Beyond Trek - Episode 40 - Lower Decks Preview

August 4th, 2020


You're just 2 days away from the US and Canada premiere of Star Trek: Lower Decks.  Right now, Big J, Watney, and Dag open up the Canon of Worms and serve up everything we know about the writers, the actors, the …

BTP - RiffTreks - 06 - Code of Honor

July 20th, 2020


In this segment, we riff on the widely acclaimed (read - TERRIBLE) episode Code of Honor, in which Tasha is challenged to a duel to the death when the leader of Ligon pursues her as a mate. They even have a very …

BTP - RiffTreks - 05 - Up the Long Ladder

July 6th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions brings you our latest Rifftrek as we watch an Irish-Trek classic, Up the Long Ladder. 



BTP - Tech with Tato - 02 - Constitution Class

June 29th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions presents a Tech with Tato episode that focuses on the Constitution Class starship. 



Beyond Trek - Episode 39 - The Character Assassination of Jean Luc Picard

June 22nd, 2020


Beyond Trek presents it's Capstone entry in our Character Assassination series. The spotlight falls on none other than the very man, myth, and most legendary Starfleet Captain himself - Jean-Luc Picard. Join us as we …

Beyond Trek - Episode 38 - The Character Assassination of the Synth

June 15th, 2020


From the Daystrom Institute to the Borg Reclamation Project and all the way out to Copellius Station, we wax synthetic about A500s, fractal neuronic clones, and how they drove (and crashed!) the plot of Star Trek …

Beyond Trek - Episode 37 - The Character Assassination of Narek & Narissa

June 1st, 2020


"Eaha ei'krih Alabama" is roughly the Romulan translation for "Sweet Home Alabama". We discuss incest, Romulan secrecy, motivations similar to Thanos …

Beyond Trek - Episode 36 - The Character Assassination of Cristóbal Rios

May 25th, 2020


The uncle that lets you sip his beer when your parents aren't watching, Cristóbal Rios. A pilot-for-hire with a traumatic past, a flair for …

Beyond Trek - Episode 35 - The Character Assassination of Raffi Musiker

May 18th, 2020


We call her "Space Mom". Raffi was Jean-Luc Picard's right hand officer during the Romulan evac planning. A mother and wife with a promising …

Beyond Trek - Episode 34 - The Character Assassination of Elnor

May 11th, 2020


He's the kid you knew in school who was a triple-black belt and would defend you and your lunch money. Elnor, also known as Space Legolas, is the …

Beyond Trek - Episode 33 - The Character Assassination of Agnes Jurati

May 4th, 2020


Cyberneticist Dr. Agnes P. Jurati. Morally ambiguous? In the wrong place at the wrong time? A character with integrity? An arc worth redemption? We discuss this and more in the Star Trek: Picard character assassina-, we …

Beyond Trek - Episode 32 - Picard Season 1 Postmortem

April 27th, 2020


With the first season of Star Trek: Picard behind us, we have an after-action roundtable that focuses on Jean-Luc Picard which kicks off the first in a series of character assassina-, we mean analysis...


Beyond Trek - Episode 31 - Star Trek Online and Star Trek Picard

April 20th, 2020


Star Trek: Online, a game released in February 2010 and built a rich and eventful post-Nemesis galaxy, just had their timeline upended by the events …

Beyond Trek - Episode 30 - Role Play and Community Outreach

April 13th, 2020


Fan content is one of the staples of Star Trek and we sit down with Mike aka ELH MK1 from YouTube as he talks about role playing games he runs, as …

BTP - Tech with Tato - 01 - Enterprise NX-01

April 6th, 2020


Beyond Trek Productions brings you the first in a series of technology breakdowns with Dag and our young tech authority, Tato, as they discuss the …

Beyond Trek - Episode 29 - Picard S01E10 Review

March 30th, 2020


Watney is in mourning. Dag is mad. And BigJ is glad. Find out why as Beyond Trek Podcast reviews an emotional season finale of Star Trek: Picard episode "Et in Arcadia Ego, Part 2".


Beyond Trek - Episode 28 - Picard S01E10 Preview

March 25th, 2020


We have a very interesting theory to share with you that will be big if true. We have the prediction straight from a Redditor named VerbotenPublish, …

Beyond Trek - Episode 27 - Picard S01E09 Review

March 23rd, 2020


The first part of a 2-episode season finale is here. The Fellowship of Picard, Ex-B's, and Synth prepare for the coming fleet of Zhat Vash. The Synth sanctuary has no shortage of surprises, either. All this in our …

Beyond Trek - Episode 26 - Picard S01E08 Review

March 16th, 2020


Augments. Control. Synth. Humanity has a thing for creating technology that becomes their own undoing. And what's this "Mass Effect" comparison that …

Beyond Trek - Episode 25 - Picard S01E07 Review

March 9th, 2020


Picard and Soji take refuge with old and dear friends of Jean-Luc. While the crew of the La Sirena try to shake a pursuer, we get an episode that …

Beyond Trek - Episode 24 - Picard S01E06 Review

March 2nd, 2020


If you thought Picard was at peace with his Borg experience by the end of First Contact then we'll show you otherwise as we go even deeper into Picard's PTSD, his reunion with a drone he debated using as a weapon …

Beyond Trek - Episode 23 - Picard S01E05 Review

February 24th, 2020


Ocean's 11 has nothing on Picard's 6 as we get an old-fashioned caper mixed with a prisoner exchange, where the players have secret agendas. All this …

Beyond Trek - Episode 22 - Picard S01E04 Review

February 17th, 2020


The Fellowship of the Picard continues as the crew makes a pit stop to pick up some muscle with a very Legolas vibe. We talk about this, Romulan …

Beyond Trek - Episode 21 - Picard S01E03 Review

February 10th, 2020


It wouldn't be Star Trek without shady villains and duplicitous higher up Starfleet officers. Was the attack on Mars an inside job? Is there a deeper …

Beyond Trek - Episode 20 - Picard S01E02 Review

February 3rd, 2020


The plot thickens. We get more insight on Jean-Luc Picard's reason to leave Starfleet, the deepening mystery behind the Romulans, and more in our …

Beyond Trek - Episode 19 - Picard S01E01 Review

January 27th, 2020


The wait is finally over! We have our first episode of Star Trek: Picard and the Beyond Trek crew gives their impressions and reactions of the first episode. We also got a special guest commentary from …

Beyond Trek - Episode 18 - Klingon Language

January 20th, 2020


Pour yourself a glass of Bloodwine and sit back for Dag, Watney, and special guest and Klingonist, loghaD, to discuss the Klingon language and its mainstream adoption. Qapla'!


Beyond Trek - Episode 17 - Star Trek Fan Fiction

January 13th, 2020


BigJ comes back from the holiday break (you didn't know we were on holiday?) to catch up with an old high school friend to talk about the Star Trek …

BTP - Notes with Nacho - 02 - Animated Short Treks

December 16th, 2019


BigJ pulls up a chair with his son Nacho to talk about the recent animated Short Treks, the first Star Trek animation production since before even …

Beyond Trek - Episode 16 - Rene Auberjonois Joins The Great Link

December 10th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and Thriven reflect on the great Rene Auberjonois who gave us the unforgettable Odo on Star Trek: Deep Space 9. We talk about his roles …

Beyond Trek - Episode 15 - Generations Anniversary and New Picard Uniforms

December 9th, 2019


Dag and Watney celebrate the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: Generations. They also discuss the new uniforms for Star Trek: Picard.



Beyond Trek - Episode 14 - Star Trek 4 Back on the Menu

December 2nd, 2019


BigJ, Watney, and Dag review the recent announcement of Star Trek 4 (14) getting put back onto the front burner. What do we hope to see? What's with the contract disputes? Is this the last chance to save the Kelvin …

BTP - RiffTreks - 04 - Civil Defense

November 25th, 2019


Attention Bajoran workers. Your attempt to seize control of this podcast is going to fail. You are valuable listeners and we wish you no harm. …

BTP - Ronan's Reviews - 02 - Sub Rosa

November 18th, 2019


In this review, we have Ronan put down the Irish Whiskey long enough to express his disdain for Dr. Crusher having a trist with... a ghost.



BTP - RiffTreks - 03 - Sub Rosa

November 11th, 2019


Against everyone's better judgment, the gang powers through one of the more notorious TNG episodes, Sub Rosa.



Beyond Trek - Episode 13 - A Night of Star Trek and Whiskey

November 4th, 2019


What's better than Star Trek? Talking about Star Trek at a round-table of friends and some nice adult beverages. Join BigJ as he sits down with …

Beyond Trek - Episode 12 - Spook Trek

October 28th, 2019


In this special crossover episode, Beyond Trek Podcast joins up with Night of the Living Podcast. Join BPT's BigJ and NOTLP's Freddy as they …

BTP - Letters from the Front - 02 - War is Hell

October 21st, 2019


They say "War is Hell". This Mini Trek is an anthology of stories taking place during the Dominion War.

Segment 1 "The Fall of Betazed" featuring:

Beyond Trek - Episode 11 - The Motionless Picture 40th Anniversary

October 14th, 2019


Join BigJ, Dag, and TatoAthority (no that's not a typo) as they dive into the recent 40th Anniversary theatrical re-release for Star Trek: The Motion Picture.



Beyond Trek - Episode 10 - NYCC 2019 Review: More Discovery! More Picard!

October 9th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and Watney review the Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard news and trailers from the Star Trek Universe Panel - Hulu Theater at …

Beyond Trek - Episode 9 - Cincinnati Comic Expo 2019

October 7th, 2019


Join BigJ, Dag, Tato, and Nacho as we talk about the recent Cincinnati Comic Expo at Duke Energy Convention Center and the fans that dressed up as their favorite actors and characters. You can find an album of some …

BTP - Federation News Network - 01

October 2nd, 2019


The Federation News Network, where news comes first. Featuring: 

Ben Kientz (L.A. based actor/artist)( as Meredith Salvo and the Chief

Top as Richie Zobel

Dag as Yenta

and Thriven as the Cadet

BTP - RiffTreks - 02 - The Doomsday Machine

September 28th, 2019


Who says you can't riff a semi-serious and dramatic TOS episode? We'll show you how as BigJ, Dag, special guest host Laure, Top, and Tato stare down the maw of The Doomsday Machine.


Beyond Trek - Episode 8 - Aron Eisenberg and the Great River

September 24th, 2019


The Star Trek fandom suffered the loss of our very own Aron Eisenberg, Nog from DS9, on September 21st 2019. BigJ, Dag, Top, and Tato get together to remember the actor behind a character that had arguably one of the …

BTP - RiffTreks - 01 - Move Along Home

September 16th, 2019


If you like RiffTracks you'll love RiffTreks. We take some of the more notorious episodes across all of Trek and make comments and jokes as we go along. The gang watches Move Along Home. Allamaraine!


BTP - Caleb the Half Vulcan from Brooklyn - 01 - The Perils of Pon Farr

September 9th, 2019


Caleb, or K'Leb, is a half Vulcan from Brooklyn. Here, he talks to us about his 7-year itch during battle.


Beyond Trek - Episode 7 - Star Trek Online and the Discovery-Picard Impact

September 2nd, 2019


BigJ and Dag meet with Cryptic Community Manager, Mike, and discuss their upcoming content, voice actor work, and how Star Trek: Picard may affect the game. 



Beyond Trek - Episode 6 - Top 10 Voyager Memes

August 26th, 2019


The gang gets together for some fun analysis on 10 hysterical Voyager logic memes only true fans understand. An article courtesy of Kayleena Pierce-Bohen at Screen Rant:  

Beyond Trek - Episode 5 - Leave Nothing Behind

August 19th, 2019


BigJ, Dag, and special guest host Lauré dive into discussing and reviewing the recent release of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Documentary, What We Left Behind. 



BTP - Letters from the Front - 01 - Reaching Toward the Future

August 12th, 2019


Humanity has exposed themselves to the stars and other civilizations. But what about the regular man? How do average citizens feel? We hear from one …

BTP - Fragged! - 01 - The Inner Gaslight

August 5th, 2019


Captain Jay confronts his arch nemesis, Mirror Dag, who gives a critical review of the acclaimed "The Inner Light". Will Mirror Dag be victorious? Will he make you think about things you hadn't thought about. Tune your …

BTP - Notes with Nacho - 01 - Reman origins and Starfleet ship fragility

July 29th, 2019


BigJ and his son, Nacho, sit down for a chat and random musings on Star Trek. Topics include Reman origins, fragile Starfleet ships, and those spindly warp nacelles on the Enterprise-J. 


Beyond Trek - Episode 4 - The Argus Array: Spying on /r/Picard

July 26th, 2019

48:08 has positioned themselves to be the primary community on Reddit for the upcoming show Star Trek: Picard. We're getting a report from our inside man, Argus, on the explosive growth of this community …

Beyond Trek - Episode 3 - Beyond Trek Podcast & Phantastic Geek

July 22nd, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag catch up with Matt and Peter from Phantastic Geek. We talk about Trek podcasts all going for a piece of the pie and building an audience on social media. 


Beyond Trek - Episode 2 - San Diego Comic Con 2019: Discovery, Short Treks, Lower Decks, Picard, oh my!

July 21st, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag are coming down from cloud 9 on all the excitement for the new Trek news and give their takes and analyses on all the announced Trek content, including some out-of-this-world casting surprises. 

BTP - Ronan's Reviews - 01 - Up the Long Ladder

July 15th, 2019


BigJ sits down with an...eccentric reviewer and discusses likes and dislikes of a culturally notorious TNG episode, Up the Long Ladder.


Beyond Trek - Episode 1 - Who is the Number One Pupper?

July 11th, 2019


Another poster for Star Trek: Picard is here! And it shows Jean-Luc looking over his vineyard with his good doggo at his side. BigJ, Marie, and Dag …

Beyond Trek - Episode 0 - A podcast about nothing

July 8th, 2019


BigJ, Marie, and Dag set out on a new adventure with a new, less serious, more fun, podcast format. We'll have Star Trek news, events, skits, …

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